Full-Time • Timmins Region
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
Located in Timmins, Ontario Jubilee Centre is a community-based agency offering specialized live-in addiction & mental health services (concurrent disorders) in a safe home-like therapeutic community environment. We are currently seeking Registered Practical Nurses to complement our multidisciplinary client care team on the Intensive Treatment & Rehabilitation Unit and on the MH Crisis & WMS Unit.
Summary of Duties & Responsibilities Reporting to the Nursing Supervisor/Nurse Practitioner your duties and responsibilities include the ability and commitment to safely implement all in-scope aspects of evidence based nursing care, services and supports in alignment with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Professional Standards and organizational values and priorities.
Current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO),
Current B.C.L.S. (CPR) certificate;
Nursing experience within a specialized mental health & addiction setting;
Computer literacy: Experience with data entry, Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Medication Management.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and competency in assessing, monitoring, and documenting of:
· Behaviours associated with Mental health and substance-related disorders;
· Trauma-responsive behaviours;
· Mental status and physical health status;
· Client response to pharmaceutical interventions;
Demonstrates motivation to develop knowledge and skills required to provide care in alignment with the treatment modalities employed at the agency.
Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability and a strong willingness, readiness and ability to work rotating shifts and weekends;
Demonstrates a passion for providing care to people struggling with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders and is familiar with the fundamentals of a trauma-informed, seeking safety and equity-based model of care;
Possesses an excellent sense of humour and demonstrates ability to remain calm and in control under potentially stressful situations;
Demonstrates good knowledge of Harm Reduction and Recovery Models of Care;
Demonstrates strong problem-solving, organization skills and ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team and independently;
Demonstrates sound knowledge of therapeutic communication and counseling with a clear ability to apply that knowledge to practice;
Demonstrates ability to provide effective services to clients/patients in both English and French.
Possesses capacity to safely and effectively carry out all essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
NB: 1. Applicants who have successfully completed their formal RPN program and are (Candidates to the Profession) may be considered depending on overall qualifications, skills and attributes, and 2. Preference may be given to candidates who also possess one or more of the following attributes:
Current relevant nursing experience in a Mental Health and/or Addictions setting;
Current certification and/or experience in the use of telemedicine (OTN) equipment;
CAMH – U of T Concurrent Disorders Certificate of Completion;
CPI or equivalent Certificate of Completion: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention;
Individuals who are Indigenous, or Métis;
Individuals who are fluent in and able to work in both official languages (English and French);
Individuals who have lived experience in Mental Health and/or Addictions and has maintained recovery.
Wages and Benefits: in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Please send a resumé and cover letter to Sylvie Dicaire, Executive Associate at: email@example.com
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.
Job Expires: 2023-06-12